Addressing Negative Thoughts Most Effective In Fighting Loneliness

The University of Chicago Medical Center recently published news about a study conducted there which indicates that in some cases, social intervention may be as effective as medications for combating loneliness and depression in the elderly.  According to the press release announcing the results of the study: Changing how a person perceives and thinks about […]

Companion Care Helps Fight Depression in the Elderly

You might think that depression and aging go hand in hand. After all, more than 6 million Americans over the age of 65 suffer from this debilitating condition. But according to the National Institute of Mental Health, depression is not a normal part of aging, and can cause serious problems for some seniors. If left […]

Companion Care Helps Spot Early Signs of Depression in the Elderly

As people age, it’s not uncommon for them to suffer from depression. Friends and loved ones pass on, illnesses take their toll, and even some medications can have profound effects on mood. For those who care for elderly relatives, knowing the signs to watch for is a critical first step to finding help. We have […]

Smile! Caregivers in La Jolla See Less Depression

Caregivers in La Jolla Happy About Lower Depression Rates Among Seniors As senior caregivers in La Jolla, we would like to think that we are primarily responsible for a slight decrease in depression among seniors in San Diego County over the last decade or so. But actually, the decrease is nationwide, according to a new […]

Assisted Transportation For Elderly Parents in Encinitas – A Helpful Option For Families

During the holidays, you probably enjoyed the opportunity to stay home from work and simply sit around the house for a few days. However, those of us who are used to going to work every day are often surprised at how quickly we become restless at home. If you’ve ever suffered an injury that required […]